Urine Infections (II) – Common Reasons Men Get Them
October 1, 2019
This time, we focus on Urine Infections in Men and WHY they commonly get them.
Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) in men are less frequent than in women.
As a man, you should know the main reason for this is that the male urinary tract is different from the female’s, and so and less susceptible to germs causing infection.
In men, the urethra is located inside the penis and extends from the tip of the penis, along its length and into the bladder.
In men, a UTI can happen if there is a problem with the urinary tract.
It is also more common in elderly men and babies than individuals in between.
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Prostate problems are among some of the conditions creating urinary tract structure changes that may make it easier for infections to happen.
An enlarged prostate can press on the urethra as it passes through it, leading to problems with urination and emptying the bladder.
With less mobility as men grow older, problems
In addition, increased health problems like Diabetes or conditions that suppress the immune system may lead to more infections.
During infancy, boys are more likely to develop urinary tract infections.
This changes to girls being at higher risk as they grow into school age.
Any or some of these symptoms should prompt a visit to your Dr to discuss and advise on your treatment.
Contact us here if you have trouble with frequent urine infections.
Editing By AskAwayHealth Team
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